PHOTOS: Revenue seize almost half a million cigarettes smuggled into Cork in mannequins

PHOTOS: Revenue seize almost half a million cigarettes smuggled into Cork in mannequins

Revenue officers seized 445,000 cigarettes yesterday in Cork hidden inside several mannequins.

Harvey, Revenue’s sniffer dog, found around 42,000 unstamped 'NZ Slim' cigarettes at a commercial premises in Cork city raided by Revenue officers and Gardaí.

The cigarettes were hidden inside several mannequins.

A further 403,000 'NZ Slims' and 'Septs' cigarettes were seized in follow-up searches in Skibbereen where a UK-registered van was also seized.

PHOTOS: Revenue seize almost half a million cigarettes smuggled into Cork in mannequins

Two Polish men and one Lithuanian man, all in their 30s, were interviewed and files are being prepared for consideration.

PHOTOS: Revenue seize almost half a million cigarettes smuggled into Cork in mannequins


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